Category Archives: Marianne

My Second Grandchild Date This Week

It is after 8:30 PM and it is still 101 degrees F here in Oklahoma where I’m visiting my grandkids and son.  I am so ready for fall this year.  I have had more than enough of this summer! My … Continue reading

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A Great Bead and more Yarn

I have been extremely lucky lately. I’ve been a little embarrassed to say just how lucky. But, I’m going to fess up right here, right now and tell you that I won prizes on 5 different blogs during the One … Continue reading

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My Weekend Quilt Retreat Update

I was able to go on a quilting retreat last weekend. My quilting friend Micki had planned to go (I had not) and she wasn’t able to at the last minute. So she called me the day before retreat to … Continue reading

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I’m Learning to Knit

Several years ago, my friend Marianne attempted to teach me to knit. It was at my request, but I was still so very involved in quilting that I made little progress. In fact, I forgot everything she had taught me. … Continue reading

Posted in knitting, Marianne

Getting to know Katie

First thing this morning, Katie and I went to the vet in Dallas for her check up. It comes with the SPCA adoption. She is such a good travel dog! She’s curious, as all dogs are when in the car. … Continue reading

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I like this picture

I’m updating and changing my blog look today. May not finish because I’m looking through my files of pictures now to see if I have anything to use as my banner on the blog page. I’ve seen so many beautiful … Continue reading

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The Ramblings of a Grieving Crazy Woman

Marianne’s funeral was today in Michigan. I live in TX and money is tight right now, I mean I haven’t even seen my grand kids in over a year, so I couldn’t go to the funeral. That made me very … Continue reading

Posted in beading, Marianne

Good Girlfriends

I’m missing Marianne so much. Yesterday, I cried for about 10 minutes when the reality of never getting email from her again hit me. I know in my heart she’s gone, but my head is having a hard time accepting … Continue reading

Posted in family, friends, gratitude, grief, Marianne, thank you

Marianne Gildea

I got some horrible news a couple of hours ago. My dear, sweet, wonderful friend Marianne passed away either today or last night. I’m just heart broken. She was a single woman. A quilter. A volunteer. A very good friend. … Continue reading

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